Luigi Pirandello Quotes (38 quotes)
“Nature uses human imagination to lift her work of creation to even higher levels.”
Three plays (1985 edition), Methuen Drama
“When the characters are really alive before their author, the latter does nothing but follow them in their action, in their words, in the situations which they suggest to him.”
Six Characters in Search of an Author (SEI Personaggi in Cerca D'Autore) a Comedy in the Making by Luigi Pirandello, translated by Edward Store, Indo-European Publishing, 2012, p. 75 - ISBN: 9781604446494
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Born: June 28, 1867
Died: December 10, 1936 (aged 69)
Occupation: Playwright, dramatist, author
Bio: Luigi Pirandello was an Italian dramatist, novelist, and short story writer awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1934, for his bold and brilliant renovation of the drama and the stage. Pirandello's works include novels, hundreds of short stories, and about 40 plays, some of which are written in Sicilian. Pirandello's tragic farces are often seen as forerunners for Theatre of the Absurd.